septenarius

sep·te·nar·i·us

 (sĕp′tə-nâr′ē-əs)
n. pl. sep·te·nar·i·i (-ē-ī′)
A Latin verse used only in comedy and consisting of seven feet, especially a catalectic iambic or trochaic tetrameter.

[Latin septēnārius, of seven, from septēnī, seven each, from septem, seven; see septennial.]

septenarius

(ˌsɛptəˈnɛərɪəs)
n
any line of verse containing seven metrical feet
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For instance, the dating of the hymn to St Faustus, St Januarius and St Martial (122) in rhythmical septenarius (M and L) and the two pieces to St Quiricus and St Julita (108 and 109) in rhythmical iambic dimeters (D) should be given further explanation.
Qui septenarius sacratus numerus a nobis sic implebitur, si matutino, primae, tertiae, sextae, nonae, vesperae completoriique tempore nostrae servitutis officia persolvamus, quia de his diurnis horis dixit: Septies in die laudem dixi tibi.
4) Clodius is made to address his sister in a trochaic septenarius, `quid clamorem exorsa verbis parvam rem magnam facis?
Aber das andert nichts an der Heiligkeit des Numerus Septenarius.